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5 Things You Need to Know About Sciatica

Sciatica is described as a type of lower back pain that also travels down to the thighs and affects thousands of people every year. A common complaint in private practice with annoying symptoms that interfere [...]

SOC Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Balazsy

Spine & Orthopedic Center is very pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Balazsy, an acclaimed orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience will be joining its team of renowned physicians. Dr. Jeffrey Balazsy [...]

How Obesity Can Affect Your Child’s Orthopedic Health

In the United States, about one third of young people between the ages of 2 to 19 are regarded as overweight or obese. Among the wide variety of both social and health problems associated with [...]

By |September 25th, 2017|Prevention Tips|0 Comments

5 Common Childhood Orthopedic Concerns

As parents, it's common to be aware of every area of a child's development, and to wonder whether these issues are typical, or may be matters for concern. In fact, there are a number of [...]

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Back Surgery

When you are going to have surgery, many concerns may be on your mind, but by making a few preparations in advance, it can leave you free to focus on just getting well. A good [...]

Ways to Avoid Back Pain During Long Flights and Summer Travel

Supporting your spine health and reducing your pain when you travel can be a challenge. Carrying bending, lifting, and carrying heavy suitcases followed by prolonged sitting can take a toll. However, with just a little [...]

By |August 9th, 2017|Back Pain|0 Comments

How to Prevent and Recover from a Stress Fracture

Stress fractures are generally caused by repetitive actions or overuse, which results in a serious bruise or crack in a bone. This most often occurs in the feet or lower legs during activities such as [...]

What You Need to Know About A Broken Toe

August 6 is National Wiggle Your Toes Day, which is something many people may take for granted.  However, breaking or fracturing a toe can cause a lot of pain and discomfort, especially when wiggling.  Fracturing [...]

4 Perfect Purposes for an Orthopedic Visit

Often people seek care from an orthopedic physician for neck and back pain or injury, sports injuries, or arthritic joints, and these are only a few of the musculoskeletal conditions that affect many others. An [...]

5 Simple Steps to Reduce Injuries While Gardening

June is the month for celebrating National Gardening Week, which offers a terrific opportunity to enjoy getting out in your garden, along with the millions of other Americans who share your hobby. Additionally, gardening is [...]

Q&A by Elizabeth

Visit our Questions & Answers by Elizabeth Stoklosa, PA who answers all questions from patients and readers. Visit our Ask Elizabeth section here.

What are NSAIDs and how do they work?

January 27th, 2017|1 Comment

NSAID's are pain relievers such as aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, sodium, meloxicam and diclofenac. Most are non-prescriptive and [...]

Do epidural steroid injections just mask the pain of a herniated disc?

September 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The gel-like material within a disk called the nucleus pulposus can bulge or rupture through a weak [...]

What is myofascial pain syndrome and trigger points?

August 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder. In myofascial pain syndrome, when pressure is applied to [...]

  • 5 things to know about sciatica

5 Things You Need to Know About Sciatica

October 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Sciatica is described as a type of lower back pain that also travels down to the thighs [...]

  • soc welcomes orthopedic surgeon

SOC Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Balazsy

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Spine & Orthopedic Center is very pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Balazsy, an acclaimed orthopedic surgeon [...]

  • obesity in child and orthopedic health

How Obesity Can Affect Your Child’s Orthopedic Health

September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

In the United States, about one third of young people between the ages of 2 to 19 [...]

5 Common Childhood Orthopedic Concerns

September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

As parents, it's common to be aware of every area of a child's development, and to wonder [...]